Last week the Māori spectrum entity, Te Huarahi Tika Trust, clarified that they prefer an allocation of fourth generation radio spectrum with cash, when the spectrum is auctioned in 2012. Communications Minister, Steven Joyce, has publicly indicated that the Government will allocate some of the radio spectrum to Māori, for both Māori language purposes and [...]
Spectrum sale – potential Māori returns This week Vodafone suggested that Māori should receive cash from the sale of ‘fourth-generation’ radio spectrum. This spectrum will become available for reuse and sale once the analogue television network is closed in 2013. Communications Minister, Steven Joyce, has indicated that the auction is expected to raise at least [...]
Māori spectrum interest groups will ask the Government to explain why there has been a delay of a paper on spectrum being put forward to Cabinet.
On Friday 26 November Te Huarahi Tika Māori spectrum trust will be holding their annual hui in Wellington.